S.I.W.S. poem to a Civil War soldier
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S.I.W.S. poem to a Civil War soldier

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: S. I. W. S.
Title: S.I.W.S. poem to a Civil War soldier
Dates: 1863 February 14
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0016

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a four-page love poem written February 14, 1863, to a soldier and signed S.I.W.S. from Leesville, South Carolina.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America--History.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Poetry.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], S.I.W.S. poem to a Civil War soldier, MS 16, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Mrs. Sterling Graydon, 1951.


No accruals.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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